Kelsea Ballerini made her Saturday Evening Dwell debut this weekend, performing throughout an episode that featured NFL star Travis Kelce (sure, they seen how related their names sound) as host. Ballerini’s two songs included “Blindsided” and “Penthouse,” alternatives from her latest shock EP Rolling Up the Welcome Mat.
For her “Blindsided” efficiency, Ballerini got here out in a zebra-like black jumpsuit and stood in entrance of a flashing display displaying a spooky silhouette that regarded as if it was trapped inside, at one level touching the specter. She additionally tacked on a brand new ending to the tune that referenced her latest cut up and subsequent tabloid drama (“Now you’re singin’ it loud on the radio such as you’re the one coronary heart that breaks / You’d’ve searched the entire world over? Yeah, certain, OK.”) On “Penthouse,” she got here out in a surprising white gown and, standing in entrance of an identical white piano, belted out the lyrics, “We performed the half 5 nights, however we had been by no means there on the weekends, child.”
Ballerini’s been a fixture within the information of late, each for releasing new music and for going public about her messy divorce. The country-pop star cut up from singer-songwriter Morgan Evans in August 2022 after almost 5 years collectively, about which she stated little on the time. Afterward, Evans launched a tune known as “Over for You” that touched on him being blindsided by the top of their relationship.
In response to Ballerini’s new EP and brief movie, Evans went on-line to precise his disappointment. “It’s actually unhappy for me to see this particular person, who I spent a lot of my life with, and liked with all my coronary heart, saying issues that aren’t actuality and that omit what actually occurred,” he wrote on Twitter. Ballerini wasn’t having it. On a brand new episode of the Name Her Daddy podcast, she let free on how messy issues had gotten.
“Who you marry is just not who you divorce,” she stated. “As he’s placing out a tune about being blindsided, he’s taking half the home that he didn’t pay for.” In return, Evans determined to place out a complete docuseries about their relationship and cut up.
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